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Topic: Here's two reasons why Time dilation may not possible
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 Poutnik Posts: 68 Registered: 9/14/11
Re: Here's two reasons why Time dilation may not possible
Posted: Jun 16, 2012 7:13 AM

Koobee Wublee posted Fri, 15 Jun 2012 13:13:21 -0700 (PDT) to
sci.physics,

>
> For example, there is a hypothesis that flying pigs do exist.

> Tom sets out to find these flying pigs.
> Instead of find flying pigs, Tom
> only found pigs. Through his very liberal interpretation to this
> experiment, flying pigs are inferred to exist since pigs are found.
> <shrug>
>
> This is what Tom means by experimental verification or validation.
> Very amateurish. Very silly. Very ignorant. <shrug>

I would not mix scientific hypothesis and statements.
I would not mix general and existence statements.

Experiments can verify simple statements and statements of hypothesis.

But they cannot verify rightness of hypothesis
( only improve its probability )

They can verify that something does exist, if found.
They cannot verify that something does not exist,
unless there is some verifyable stetement
depending on that existence.

"flying pigs do exist" is existence statement
that cannot be falsified by showing the opposite.

Scientific hypothesis and statements are only those
that are falsifyable.

--
Poutnik

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